[Numpy-discussion] GSoC : Performance parity between numpy arrays and Python scalars

Arink Verma arinkverma at iitrpr.ac.in
Fri May 3 13:59:46 EDT 2013


I hardly found, any thing to improve and correct.. not even typo in docs?
Where we need to avoid the version checks?



On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 10:52 PM, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at gmail.com
> wrote:

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> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:47 PM, <josef.pktd at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:30 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>> > On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 12:29 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
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>> >> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 9:54 PM, Charles R Harris
>> >> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com
>> >
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav at iki.fi> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> >>>>> [clip]
>> >>>>> > * Did you notice this line on the requirements page? "Having your
>> >>>>> > first pull request merged before the GSoC application deadline
>> (May
>> >>>>> > 3)
>> >>>>> > is required for your application to be accepted."
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > Where is that last requirement? It seems out of line to me.
>> >>>>> > Arink now has a pull request, but it looks intrusive enough
>> >>>>> > and needs enough work that I don't think we can just put it in.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Well, we wrote so here:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>     http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/wiki/SummerofCodeIdeas
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> but that's maybe just a mistake -- PSF states exactly the opposite:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/SummerOfCode/ApplicationTemplate2013
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> It wasn't a mistake - the part of a PR process that is most
>> interesting
>> >>>> in the context of evaluating GSoC applications is the dialogue and
>> how the
>> >>>> submitter deals with feedback.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I forgot to add on that page (although I think it was in one of my
>> >>>> emails) that the patch shouldn't be completely trivial - fixing a
>> typo
>> >>>> doesn't really tell us all that much. But in this case Chuck's
>> suggestion on
>> >>>> the PR of how to get something merged looks fine.
>> >>>>
>> >>>
>> >>> My feeling is that learning to work with the community is part of the
>> >>> process after acceptance and one of the reasons there are mentors.
>> You might
>> >>> get some bad choices skipping the submission/acceptance bit, but you
>> might
>> >>> also close the door on people who are new to the whole thing.
>> Ideally, the
>> >>> applicants would already have involved themselves with the community,
>> >>> practically that may often not be ths case.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> You may be right in all of that, but since there's a good chance that
>> >> there are more applicants than slots I'd rather not make those bad
>> choices
>> >> if they're acceptable.
>> >
>> >
>> > acceptable --> avoidable
>> >
>> >>
>> >> Right now we have three solid proposals, from Arink, Blake and Surya.
>> If
>> >> we're lucky we'll get three slots, but if not then we'll have a tough
>> choice
>> >> to make.
>> >>
>> >> The application deadline is tomorrow, so now is the time for final
>> tweaks
>> >> to the proposals. After that of course the plan can still be worked out
>> >> more, but it can't be edited on Melange anymore.
>>
>> Terri can still make it editable on Melange if necessary.
>>
>>
> Arink, you still have work to do for a PR.
>
> Chuck.
>
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